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Staff Profile

Nancy Patterson, MLS

Nancy Patterson, MLS

Education and Outreach Coordinator

Current Role at UMB

The Health Sciences & Human Services Library serves as the Regional Medical Library for the Southeastern/Atlantic (SE/A) Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM), serving Alabama, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, the US Virgin Islands, Virginia and West Virginia.

As the Community Outreach Coordinator for NN/LM SE/A, Nancy works with community and faith groups in the region toward reducing health disparities by improving health literacy. This work is accomplished through teaching about National Library of Medicine resources, funding community health outreach projects and exhibiting locally and regionally to promote NN/LM SE/A services. 


2003   MLS, University of Maryland

1985    BA, University of Maryland


NLM Consumer Health resources

Health Disparities

Health Literacy

Professional Affiliations / Activities

Member, ALA

Member, MLA

Member, BCALA


Member, AILA

Member, MidAtlantic Chapter of MLA

Member, Southern Chapter of MLA